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What help does Careers and Employment offer?

  1. 1. What can I do with a Degree in Business? Bachelor of Business (BBUS140, A055, A065 & L055) Offered at both the Hawthorn and Lilydale Campuses Feb 2008 For entry and admission requirements: http://courses.swinburne.edu.au/courses Double Degrees/Dual Awards:  Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Arts (Japanese) (A057, BBUJ160)  Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Arts (Italian) (A058, BBUI160)  Bachelor of Business (International Business)/Bachelor of Arts (Italian) (BBII60)  Bachelor of Business (International Business)/Bachelor of Arts (Japanese) (BBIJ160)  Bachelor of Business Information Systems/ Bachelor Of Business (I067)  Bachelor of Technology (Air Transport Management)/Bachelor of Business (EATB050)  Bachelor of Technology (Aviation)/ Bachelor of Business (EAB050)  Bachelor of Aviation/Bachelor of Business (EAB050N)  Bachelor of Aviation (Management)/Bachelor of Business (EATB050N)  Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)/Bachelor of Business (ECB050)  Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Computer Systems)/Bachelor of Business (EB051)  Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)/Bachelor of Business (EMB050)  Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology/Biochemistry)/Bachelor of Business ESBB056  Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)/Bachelor of Business ESBB057  Bachelor of Business / Advanced Diploma of Business (Marketing), Lilydale (L057A)  Bachelor of Social Science / Bachelor of Business, Lilydale (L067)  Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)/ Bachelor of Business (DBCD10)  Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)/ Bachelor of Business (DBID10)  Bachelor of Design (Interior Design)/ Bachelor of Business (DBINTD10)  Bachelor of Design (Multimedia Design)/Bachelor of Business (DBMM10)  What can I do with this degree? The Bachelor of Business program prepares students for a career in business, whether domestic or international, recognising that business in the 21st Century is global. Employment outcomes will depend on the majors/minors chosen (for specific information see others in the What Can I do with a degree in Business series) Graduates may be employed as:  Account Manager (Information Systems*Economics^, Finance*, Economics/Finance^, Marketing** or Entrepreneurship & Innovation*)  Graduate Accountant (Accounting **)  Business Law Specialist (Business Law*)  Junior Legal Secretary (Business Law*)  Economist (Economics ^ or Economics/Finance^)  Junior Business Analyst (Information Systems*Economics^, Finance*, Economics/Finance^ or Entrepreneurship & Innovation*)  Junior Paraplanner (Finance* or Economics/Finance^)  Business Banking Associate (Finance* or Ecomics/Finance*)  Investor Communications Associate (Economics^, Finance*, or Economics/Finance^)  Investment Analyst (Economics^, Finance*, or Economics/Finance^)  Junior Equities Advisor (Economics^, Finance*, or Economics/Finance^)  Graduate Pricing Analyst (Economics^, Finance*, or Economics/Finance^)  Funds Management Officer (Economics^, Finance*, or Economics/Finance^) Bachelor of Business ©Careers and Employment, Swinburne University of Technology, 2008 Page 1
  2. 2.  eBusiness Specialist (eCommerce^)  Financial Advisor (Finance* Economics/Finance^)  Human Resources Assistant/Officer/Advisor/Graduate/Coordinator (Human Resource Management^ and Human Resource Management/Organisation Behaviour*)  Recruitment Consultant (Human Resource Management^ and Human Resource Management/Organisation Behaviour*)  Information Systems Analyst/Designer (Information Systems*)  Export/Import Administrator (International Business*)  Assistant Manager/Trainee Manager (Management**)  Manufacturing Manager (Manufacturing Management*)  Marketing Graduate/Assistant/Officer (Marketing** & Tourism^)  Mortgage Broker (Economics^, Finance*, or Economics/Finance^)  Public Relations Graduate/Officer (Public Relations^)  Communications Assistant/Officer (Marketing** & Public Relations^)  Tourism Assistant/Officer (Tourism^)  Tour Guide (Tourism^)  Travel Consultant (Tourism^)  Travel Writer (Tourism^) ^ offered as a major at Lilydale only *offered as a major at Hawthorn only ** offered as a major at both Hawthorn and Lilydale Examples of where you may find employment:  Private Enterprise  Education  Government Departments  Non-profit organisations The skills and attributes required by Bachelor of Business graduates:  Good communication skills  Good presentation skills  Ability to build rapport with clients  Ability to analyse and solve problems  Good organisational skills  Professional and ethical employees  Excellent numeracy skills  Attention to detail and accuracy  The ability to work independently Swinburne Graduate Attributes:  Entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace, or community.  Capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas.  Able to operate effectively in work and community situations.  Adaptable and manage change.  Aware of environments in which they will be contributing Some employers who have employed Swinburne Business graduates: Acumentum Pty Ltd www.amcor.com AAMI www.acumentum.com www.aami.com.au Australian Red Cross Amcor Australia www.redcross.org.au
  3. 3. www.optus.com.au Australian Taxation Office Epworth Health Care www.ato.gov.au www.epworth.org.au Pageup Pty Ltd www.pageup.com.au AXA Ernst and Young www.axa.com.au www.ey.com.au Powercor Australia Ltd www.powercor.com.au/ Bosch Australia Federal Court www.bosch.com.au www.fedcourt.gov.au Schiavello www.schiavello.com.au Chemetall (Australasia) GM Holden Ltd www.chemetall.com.au www.holden.com.au Siemens www.siemens.com City of Boroondara Goldman Sachs www.boroondara.vic.gov.au www.gsjbw.com Stamford Plaza Hotels www.stamford.com.au Colonial First State Hickory Developments Property Management www.hickory.com.au Swinburne (University) www.cfspm.com.au www.swinburne.edu.au IBM Australia Commonwealth Bank www.ibm.com/au/ Tempo Holidays www.commbank.com.au www.tempoholidays.com ICOM (Australia) Compumedics Ltd www.icom.net.au The Smith Family www.compumedics.com www.thesmithfamily.com.au IOOF Australian Customs www.ioof.com.au United Customer www.customs.gov.au Management Services IP Systems Pty Ltd www.ucms.net Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu www.ipsystems.com.au www.deloitte.com University of Melbourne KPMG www.unimelb.edu.au Dept of Employment & www.kpmg.com.au Workplace Western Health www.dewr.gov.au Masterfoods Australia www.wh.org.au www.masterfoods.com.au Dixon Appointments William Adams www.dixonappointments.com.au Nestle williamadams.cat.com www.nestle.com.au Dunn and Bradstreet WHK Smith Read Prescott http://dnb.com.au Optus www.whksrp.com.au Swinburne University Graduate Destination Statistics: According to the GDS (Graduate Destination Survey) conducted with students graduating at the end of 2007:  78.4% of Business (Hawthorn) graduates who responded were in full-time employment in 2007  82.1% of Business (Lilydale) graduates who responded were in full-time employment in 2008  $39, 555 was the median starting salary for Business (Hawthorn) graduates  $40, 237 was the median starting salary for Business (Lilydale) graduates
  4. 4. Potential Employers: Dept. of Employment and Microsoft Rio Tinto Workplace Relations www.microsoft.com/australia/careers www.graduates.riotinto.com www.dewr.gov.au/graduate. Moore Stephens S2F Pty Ltd Department of Immigration & www.careers.moorestephens. www.s2f.com.au Multicultural Affairs com.au www.immi.gov.au Shell National Institute of www.shell.com/careers Dun & Bradstreet Accountants (NIA) www.dnb.com.au www.nia.org.au Thiess Pty Ltd www.thiess.com.au/careers Ford Motor Company Orica Limited www.careers.ford.com.au www.orica.com/graduates Transfield Services www.transfieldservices.com. Insurance Australia Group PricewaterhouseCoopers (IAG) www.iag.com.au/graduate www.pwc.com/au/careers Unilever Australasia www.unilever.com.au Macquarie Bank Protiviti www.macquarie.com.au/au/about www.protiviti.com.au/careers VicRoads _macquarie/careers.htm www.vicroads.vic.gov.au RACV Mainfreight www.racv.com.au Watson Wyatt www.mainfreight.com.au www.watsonwyatt.com.au General Recruitment Agencies: Accel Group www.accelgroup.com.au Greythorn www.greythorn.com Manpower Ambit Recruitment www.manpower.com.au www.ambit.com.au Hays www.hays.com.au Michael Page Int. Australia Wide www.michaelpage.com.au www.australiawide.com.au Hoban Recruitment www.hoban.com.au Northeast Quadrant Barber and Bunton www.northeastquadrant.com.au www.barberbunton.com.au Hudson Global http://au.hudson.com/ Odin Consulting CBI Solutions www.odin.com.au www.careerbridge.com.au Icon Recruitment www.iconrec.com.au Odyssey Recruitment Chandler Macleod Grp www.odysseyrecruit.com.au www.chandlermacleod.com JKM Consulting www.jkm.com.au Professional Futures EDT Global www.professionalfutures.com.au www.edtglobal.com.au Jobwire www.jobwire.com.au Proteus Career Solutions Enterprise Architects www.proteuscareer.com.au www.enterprisearchitects.com LINK Recruitment .au www.linkrecruitment.com.au
  5. 5. Professional Associations: Additional general employment sites: Australian Financial Markets Association www.graduateopportunities.com www.afma.com.au www.unigrad.com.au www.careerone.com.au Australian Human Resources Institute www.jobsearch.com.au www.ahri.com.au www.mycareer.com.au www.seek.com.au Australian Institute of International Affairs www.alljobs.com.au www.aiia.asn.au/ www.myfuture.edu.au www.jobsearch.gov.au/joboutlook Australian Institute of Management www.aim.com.au Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) www.ami.org.au Institute of Management Consultants www.imc.org.au Market and Social Research Society www.mrsa.com.au Taxation Institute of Australia www.taxinstitute.com.au The Financial Services Institute of Australasia www.finsia.edu.au What help does Careers and Employment offer? www.swinburne.edu.au/careers  Graduate Opportunities lists major graduate programs. Copies of these are available at the Careers and Employer Centre or can be viewed online www.graduateopportunities.com  Careers and Employment job search handouts o Addressing Selection Criteria o Assessment Centres o Cover Letters or Letters of Application o Curriculum Vitae or Resume o Interviews - How to Plan, Prepare and Perform o Informational Interviewing o Job Hunting o Networking: What Is It and How Do You Do It? o Online Applications o Psychometric Tests o Self Help Guide to Career, Course & Employment Resources o Skills and Attributes o Thinking About Changing Your Course?
  6. 6. o Voluntary Work Experience Program  SwinEmploy offers the following resources: o All job offers for casual, vacation, part-time, full-time and graduate employment o Links to employer websites o Enables students to book online for events such as workshops and employer information sessions This material has been produced from the Swinburne University Graduate Destinations Survey, Graduate Careers Council of Australia, Graduate Opportunities, Australian Job Search, The Job Guide, Professional Associations and Careers and Employment research.
  7. 7. ADVERTISEMENT EXAMPLES Taken from www.alljobs.com.au (Feb 2008) Accounting Graduate Accounting Graduate Our small but dynamic public practice provides outstanding personal service to small and medium businesses. If you are tertiary qualified with excellent verbal and written communication skills, thrive on variety and challenge and like the idea of real advancement prospects then this is the job for you! Experience an advantage but not essential as internal and external training will be provided. You will enjoy an attractive remuneration package and be based in a modern airconditioned office in Carnegie close to transport and with on-site parking. Email C.V. to: mmeehans@bigpond.net.au Fax (03) 9572 3188
  8. 8. www.dnb.com.au Trainee Business Analyst - Graduate After 163 years helping companies worldwide make informed business decisions, we know a thing or two about success. Which is good news for your career. At D&B we groom our graduates as the leaders of to- morrow. So you’ll have immediate involvement in real work as well as on the job training and learning op- portunities to equip you with highly transferable business skills. Part of our dynamic, results-orientated team environment, you’ll get exposure to great projects and our flat organisational structure means you can cross into different business areas to expand your knowledge. So learn, contribute and grow your career with one of the longest-standing names in business. Commencing immediately we currently have a number of full-time opportunities available for graduates to commence work for D&B in the position of Trainee Business Analyst. These positions will initially be offered on a 3 month contract basis however there is opportunity for permanency for high performers. This role is a stepping stone to a Business Analyst role and a performing Trainee Business Analyst could expect to be promoted to a Business Analyst role within 6-12 months. In this critical role, you will investigate companies using various sources of information. This information that you gather will be used to update D&B’s Business Information Reports. It will be your responsibility to en- sure that these reports contain accurate operational and financial information. To be successful in this role it is essential that you can clearly demonstrate previous experience within a customer service environment. Candidates will also need to possess excellent verbal and written communi- cation skills, a strong focus on achieving performance targets and sound PC skills. For an immediate interview please contact Denise Hall on 03 9828 3199 or forward your CV and cover let- ter using the apply now button below.
  9. 9. HR Assistant This is an outstanding opportunity to gain HR relevant experience within a progressive and highly success- ful international media and publishing company. Based in Port Melbourne, you will provide HR generalist support to the Australian HR team who are based across different sites. You will be driven, have a 'can-do' attitude, strong attention to detail and ideally have had experience in an office environment. 20-25 hours per week, 12 month maternity leave replacement. For further company information please visit www.pearson.com.au Marketing Graduate - Tottenham Feltex Carpets, a subsidiary of Godfrey Hirst Carpets, is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic recent grad- uate with a marketing or similar degree to join our marketing team. Based at Feltex Carpets head office in Tottenham, the successful candidate will be given exposure to all facets of marketing including attaining a solid foundation in all products and markets of Feltex, Redbook Carpets, Minster & Invicta and active involvement in promotion development, labelling, event planning, web- site development and maintenance, photo shoots, copywriting, and graphic design. This position will be part of the organisation’s Young Professionals Development Program, will keep the successful candidate up to date with marketing, business, product and industry trends. To be considered for this position, applicants will be a recent graduate or in the final semester of a degree in marketing or a related discipline; and
  10. 10. • possess excellent communication and writing skills • be a team player • have the ability to able to work independently • enthusiastic to learn • but above all be innovative and able to come up with fresh marketing ideas to assist in the marketing of Feltex brands. A creative flair and an interest in interior design or graphic and experience using the Adobe Creative Suite would be advantageous Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For further information please call Sarah Miles (03) 5225 0268 If you believe you can make a valuable contribution to Feltex Carpets and possess the above attributes, we welcome your application containing a cover letter and resume, emailed in Word format to hr@godfreyhirst.- com. Applications close at 5pm Friday 10 April 2008. IMPORT OPPORTUNITY – JUNIOR • Wanting Career in Logistics? • CBD Location • Great Team Located within the central business district, this Australian owned Freight Forwarder established in the early 1990s requires an upbeat individual who is seeking an opportunity into import logistics. Full training provid- ed. To be considered for this opening: • You will need to have some exposure to logistics, be it through international trade studies, or just knowing someone who works within a shipping or forwarding environment. (This po- sition will suit a person at the Certificate or Diploma level.) • Accurate keyboard skills. Be computer literate as it will assist you in picking up the inhouse EDI Enterprise system. • Have a good grasp of general knowledge. • Some work experience in any discipline • Bright phone manner Working hand in hand with the import team leader, will ensure you have the best on the job training.
  11. 11. Phone 03 9620 1866 or e-mail your CV to info@paceappointments.com.au Please Quote Reference Number: MS2012326 Full List of All Vacancies at www.paceappointments.com.au .